Forensic in-reach brain injury service (FIBIS)

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has a forensic in-reach service which works with people in prisons, young offender institutions, and those on probation who have a brain injury. Our Linkworker Support Service includes screening for individuals with brain injury, staff training, interventions and support tools.

We also deliver specialist brain injury training to clinical psychologists, forensic psychologists, front-line staff and other professionals working in forensic settings.

We can:

  • Offer a bespoke in-reach Linkworker Support Service
  • Undertake neuropsychological assessments
  • Carry out specialist bespoke consultations with offenders
  • Provide a screening tool to identify people with a brain injury
  • Aid community integration and transition including release from prison
  • Deliver in-cell rehabilitation programmes for offenders with a brain injury
  • Provide guidance, support and education to agencies and families about how to support people with a brain injury
  • Deliver specialist brain injury training to clinical psychologists, forensic psychologists and other professionals working in forensic settings

Download a copy of the BIRT forensic in-reach brain injury service flyer.

Training

Our training programmes are delivered by experienced staff. The main aim of the programmes is to increase understanding of the impact of brain injury on individuals, recognise the effects on behaviour, emotions and social interaction, and to prepare staff to work with brain injured individuals.

We offer: